Modern-Day Countries of the Inca Empire on a Map

Try to name all the modern countries that were once part of the Inca Empire at its height in 1525.
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Quiz by Nilles
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Last updated: April 9, 2020
First submittedApril 7, 2020
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Country
Argentina
Bolivia
Chile
Colombia
Ecuador
Peru
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Level 60
Apr 7, 2020
Wooosh !

Your this map is better than the Persian Empire one (◍•ᴗ•◍)❤

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Level 50
Apr 7, 2020
What! This one took a lot less time :(. Glad you liked it though

The Persian Empire one

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Level 53
Apr 8, 2020
less time pls.

i beat in 7 secs.

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Level 51
Jun 14, 2020
5 seconds for me!
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Level 69
Dec 31, 2020
3
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Level 47
Jan 19, 2021
1
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Level 40
Jan 20, 2021
-10000 seconds
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Level 48
Jan 19, 2021
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Level 72
May 26, 2020
Almost too easy........
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Level 48
Jan 19, 2021
not almost. It is indeed too easy
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Level 68
Dec 12, 2020

I find it very impressive that the Incas managed to hold an empire of this size, without horses/other animal transport (besides llamas which cannot carry a human being). I remember reading about the series of runners used to relay information, spaced within just kilometres of one another, allowing for a surprisingly effective means of communication.

I've seen people dismiss the Incans due to how recent their civilization peaked (I think there is a misconception that Machu Picchu is much more ancient than it really is, for example), but I'll always have a great respect for the society they built, using what was avaliable to them.

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Level 71
Jan 19, 2021
I also remember learning in history class that they had a very efficient bureaucracy that involved a complex system of offering labor as "taxes" in exchange for land and public works, somewhat akin to socialism. They also lacked knowledge of the wheel and didn't even have a writing system. That they built a civilization as developed as the ones in the Old World without many of its advantages is truly impressive indeed.

(Same with the Aztecs, although I think they had a writing system)

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Level 58
Jan 20, 2021
It was either them or the Aztecs or Mayans who invented the wheel... but only used it for children’s toys.
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Level 55
Jul 9, 2022
Yeah, there's not much point in a wheel if you don't have beasts of burden and are in an incredible mountainous terrain
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Level 67
Jan 4, 2021
Congrats on the feature Nilles!!!
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Level 65
Jan 4, 2021
Congrats on your first english feature!
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Level 55
Jan 4, 2021
Congrats on the Feature!!
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Level 50
Jan 5, 2021
Congratulations for this beautiful featured quiz! I really hope that other of your Empire map quiz will be featured.

Thanks for this very nice work!

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Level 76
Jan 15, 2021
Ahhh...a relaxing freebie. Thanks for the quiz :-)
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Level 50
Jan 15, 2021
Thanks for the comment :-)
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Level 39
Jan 19, 2021
love the quiz, for someone who has heritage from the region
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Level 48
Jan 19, 2021
Easy points
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Level 37
Jan 19, 2021
To the people who are saying it’s too easy, like I said on another quiz, sometimes it’s nice having an easy quiz for beginners! :]
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Level 50
Jan 19, 2021
Yes! Thank you! I agree, not all quizzes should be difficult, especially ones like this where it’s related to other more difficult quizzes. Like Persian Empire quiz should exist but Inca not? Just because it only spans a couple countries?
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Level 37
Jan 19, 2021
Sometimes people forget that experienced people aren’t the only people who exist, people who are getting into history, geography, vexillology, etc. need some way to learn stuff, doing quizzes helps with that, easy or not. Quizzes can be any type of difficulty, so hopefully people realize that, anyways, amazing quiz! :D
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Level 50
Jan 19, 2021
Easiest 5 points ever. Love this quizzes nonetheless :)
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Level 66
Jan 19, 2021
Yay FP day, feels good to have your first FP ;)
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Level 44
Jan 20, 2021
My fastest time is 26 seconds. I did it in the 28 SECONDS
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Level 37
Jan 24, 2021
too easy i beat in 5 secs
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Level 34
Mar 2, 2021
easiest five points of my life, thanks!
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Level 39
Apr 14, 2021
ecuador power
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Level 19
Apr 22, 2021
amazing quiz!!!
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Level 59
Jun 1, 2021
43 seconds remaining
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Level 54
Aug 11, 2021
There studies that show that the even reached further south
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Level 48
Sep 17, 2021
free points? NOICE
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Level 59
Jul 19, 2022
Ong btw nice username
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Level 59
Jul 19, 2022
tbh all of these empire on a map quizzes are free points
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Level 59
Jul 19, 2022
Very good for free points :D